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Dumai wrote

well to be fair to him he was talking about the new economic policy in particular, which was only ever meant as a temporary fix to rebuild the war-ravaged russian economy and was expected to be quickly phased out as proletarian-led industrialisation socialised the country

not that i'm saying this was ever gonna pan out but yeah

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Cheeks wrote

For context, I agree that is noteworthy to include, however Lenin's actions rarely coincided with his supposed "intentions."